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Look on in awe as a competitive eater downs 10 pounds of pasta in 8 minutes

You're probably going to dry heave just watching him.

Feb 29, 2020, 5:38 pm*

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Audra Schroeder 

Audra Schroeder

Earlier this year, the bottomless pit known as competitive eater Matt Stonie inhaled an 18-inch burrito in less than two minutes. For his next trick, he did something even more confounding. 

Yesterday in Las Vegas at the Martorano’s World Pasta Eating Championship, Stonie, the No. 1 ranked competitive eater in the world, managed to down 10 pounds of pasta in eight minutes. 

Stonie, the man in the middle wearing the black headband, took home the title on #NationalPastaDay, and set a new world record. Take note of his technique the next time you think Olive Garden’s Never Ending Pasta Pass sounds like a good idea. 

Screengrab via Paris Vegas/YouTube 

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*First Published: Oct 18, 2015, 4:00 pm